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ATCO and CBO Partnership Seeking to Bring Specialized Support Services to Canadian Forces Base

July 8, 2020 – ATCO Frontec (ATCO) and Canadian Base Operators (CBO) have partnered to form Canadian Frontier Services Ltd., a new company designed to bring specialized facilities management, operational support services and airport operations together under one banner. This new partnership is pursuing the site support services contract at 5 Wing Goose Bay to manage and maintain the Canadian Forces Base for the next ten years.

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Canadian Frontier Services is a made-in-Canada solution with a combined 98 years of experience, specializing in high-security, remote and Northern environments, serving clients in energy, defence and aviation.

“We’re pleased to have found a partner that shares in our values to deliver outstanding service with a focus on safety, quality performance and diversification,” says Mark Sellars, General Manager, CBO.

ATCO has a longstanding history of working with military sites across Canada and the Far North, including operation of the North Warning System for 26 years, and currently provides operational support services in Resolute Bay, Nunavut, at CFS Alert, Nunavut, at 15 Wing Moose Jaw, and at five Canadian Armed Forces locations across Northern Canada.

CBO’s facility management solutions are tailored to address the unique requirements of aerodromes and military facilities, such as transportation, ammunition management, communications, equipment maintenance, ATC, fire services and logistics. Over the past 25 years CBO has provided site support and operational services at the 4th Canadian Division Training Centre in Meaford, Ontario, and were recently re-awarded the contract for an additional 10-years, as well at other Canadian Forces locations across Canada.

Both companies have a strong track record for engaging and partnering with local communities, wherever their operations take them.

“Developing mutually beneficial partnerships in communities is intrinsic to the way we do business,” says Jim Landon, President, ATCO Frontec. “Canadian Frontier Services will support local suppliers, provide training and employment within the community and work with Indigenous partners to bring real economic value and benefits.”

Canadian Frontier Services brings two highly skilled organizations together and looks forward to the opportunity to support our military and the community of Happy Valley-Goose Bay.